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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:37 | Tran: 14:26 | Set: 0:14
Altitude: 16.8°   Azimuth: 56.1°   Direction: North-East

HR2962 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F7 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2962 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its faintness, HR2962 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2962

Finder chart HR2962 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2962.

HR2962 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2962 are provided in the following table:

07h 42m 43s
+34° 00’ 01”
Image of HR2962 star
DSS2 image of HR2962. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2962 during the next 10000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2962


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2962 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2962. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2962 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2962 is distant 178.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

54.61 pc
178.04 ly
-11 km/s
-0.08 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2962


Visibility of HR2962 from your location

Today's HR2962 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°